The Resource Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management : The Convergence and Divergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends from the Research Literature, (electronic resource)

Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management : The Convergence and Divergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends from the Research Literature, (electronic resource)

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Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management : The Convergence and Divergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends from the Research Literature
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Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management
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The Convergence and Divergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends from the Research Literature
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Disasters such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Indian Ocean Tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina illustrate the salience and complexity of disasters. Both scholars and practitioners therefore agree that we must take a more proactive and holistic approach to emergency management, which should logically be derived from a sound understanding of the academic literature and the most pressing concerns facing professionals in the field today. Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management reviews what is known about catastrophic events from the standpoint of various academic areas of study. The introdu
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McEntire, David A
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  • 364.34/8
  • 364.348
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English
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HV551.2 .D583 2007
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dictionaries
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McEntire, David A
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  • Crisis management
  • Disaster relief -- Research
  • Emergency management -- Research
  • Emergency management
  • Disaster relief
  • Crisis management
  • Health
  • Medicine
  • Disasters
  • Social Welfare
  • Disease Attributes
  • Environment and Public Health
  • Public Health
  • Emergencies
  • Relief Work
  • Disaster Planning
  • Health Care
  • Environment
  • Health Occupations
  • Pathologic Processes
  • Sociology
  • Population Characteristics
  • Disciplines and Occupations
  • Social Sciences
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Diseases
  • Social Welfare & Social Work
  • Social Welfare & Social Work - General
  • Social Sciences
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Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management : The Convergence and Divergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends from the Research Literature, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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text
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Contents
  • Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management; Contents; Chapter 1 The Importance of Multi- and Interdisciplinary Research on Disasters; Chapter 2 Geography's Contributions toUnderstanding Hazards andDisasters; Chapter 3 Meteorology, Weather and Emergency Management; Chapter 4 Engineering's Contributions to the Field of Emergency Management; Chapter 5 Sociology, Disasters and Emergency Management: History, Contributions, and Future Agenda; Chapter 6 Research about the Mass Media and Disaster; Chapter 7 Disasters: A Psychological Perspective
  • Chapter 8 Anthropological Contributions to the Study of DisastersChapter 9 Social Work and Disasters; Chapter 10 U.S. Disaster Policy and Management in an Era of Homeland Security; Chapter 11 Public Administration, Emergency Management, and Disaster Policy; Chapter 12 International Relations and Disasters; Chapter 13 Comparative Politics and Disasters; Chapter 14 The Contributions of Management Theory and Practice to Emergency Management; C h a p t e r 15 Gerontology and Emergency Management:; Cahpter 16 Public Health and Medicine in Emergency Management; Chapter 17 Who's in Charge Here?
  • Chapter 18 Economic Applications in Disaster Research, Mitigation, and PlanningChapter 19 Emergency Management and Law; Chapter 20 Environmental Management and Disasters; Chapter 21 Communication Studies and Emergency Management; Chapter 22 Business Crisis and Continuity Management; Chapter 23 Information Disasters and Disaster Information; Chapter 24 Making Sense of Consilience; Index
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unknown
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1 online resource (371 p.)
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electronic
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9780398085339
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000057784
  • (EBL)556266
  • (OCoLC)689996260
  • (SSID)ssj0000457815
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12159625
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000457815
  • (PQKBWorkID)10415744
  • (PQKB)10167942
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Label
Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management : The Convergence and Divergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends from the Research Literature, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management; Contents; Chapter 1 The Importance of Multi- and Interdisciplinary Research on Disasters; Chapter 2 Geography's Contributions toUnderstanding Hazards andDisasters; Chapter 3 Meteorology, Weather and Emergency Management; Chapter 4 Engineering's Contributions to the Field of Emergency Management; Chapter 5 Sociology, Disasters and Emergency Management: History, Contributions, and Future Agenda; Chapter 6 Research about the Mass Media and Disaster; Chapter 7 Disasters: A Psychological Perspective
  • Chapter 8 Anthropological Contributions to the Study of DisastersChapter 9 Social Work and Disasters; Chapter 10 U.S. Disaster Policy and Management in an Era of Homeland Security; Chapter 11 Public Administration, Emergency Management, and Disaster Policy; Chapter 12 International Relations and Disasters; Chapter 13 Comparative Politics and Disasters; Chapter 14 The Contributions of Management Theory and Practice to Emergency Management; C h a p t e r 15 Gerontology and Emergency Management:; Cahpter 16 Public Health and Medicine in Emergency Management; Chapter 17 Who's in Charge Here?
  • Chapter 18 Economic Applications in Disaster Research, Mitigation, and PlanningChapter 19 Emergency Management and Law; Chapter 20 Environmental Management and Disasters; Chapter 21 Communication Studies and Emergency Management; Chapter 22 Business Crisis and Continuity Management; Chapter 23 Information Disasters and Disaster Information; Chapter 24 Making Sense of Consilience; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (371 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780398085339
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000057784
  • (EBL)556266
  • (OCoLC)689996260
  • (SSID)ssj0000457815
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12159625
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000457815
  • (PQKBWorkID)10415744
  • (PQKB)10167942
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000057784

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